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1 AprCentenary of Australians in World War 1 | City Library

Centenary of Australians in World War 1
Starts: 01 Apr 2018 10:00 am
Ends: 31 Dec 2018 06:00 pm
Location: City Library
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Contact: 4044 3720

Explore the Centenary of Australians in World War 1 in this insightful digital exhibition featuring:

A Camera on Gallipoli: The photographs of Charles Ryan & State Library of QLD’s A State of War.

Come in and check it out in the City Library Reference Room from April to December 2018.

2 OctBaby Rhyme Time | Earlville Library

Baby Rhyme Time
Starts: 02 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 02 Oct 2018 11:00 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Tuesday of the month
Location: Earlville Library
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Email:
Contact: 4044 3766

Regular Baby Rhyme Time sessions are held at several Branches of Cairns Libraries. Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive, fun program specifically for children from birth to 2 years.

2 OctSchool Holidays: Spring Craft | City Library

School Holidays
Starts: 02 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 02 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Location: City Library
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Contact: 4044 3720

Join our FREE school holiday activity and celebrate Spring by creating beautiful artwork using a range of craft materials. No bookings required and all ages welcome!

2 OctSchool Holidays: The Young Company Theatre: Creative Writing Workshop | Manunda Library

School Holidays
Starts: 02 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 02 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Location: Manunda Library
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Contact: REGISTER HERE

Unleash your creative potential with The Young Company Theatre’s Creative Writing Workshop these school holidays. Harness your imagination through a practical exploration of creative writing skills while building on your ability to utilize a hero’s journey structure, dialogue and character base. No experience required, just a love of the written word and a desire to see those word come to life.

Recommended for young people aged 10 - 13 yrs.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL

2 OctStorytime | Gordonvale Library

Starts: 02 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 02 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Tuesday of the month
Location: Gordonvale Library
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Contact: 4044 3778

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

2 OctStorytime | Smithfield Library

Starts: 02 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 02 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Frequency: Every week on Tuesday
Location: Smithfield Library
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Contact: 4044 3711

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

3 OctSchool Holidays: Edisons | Gordonvale Library

School Holidays
Starts: 03 Oct 2018 10:29 am
Ends: 03 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Location: Gordonvale Library
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Contact: REGISTER HERE

Registration essential - For children aged 8 yrs and over.

Explore the world of robotics and coding with Edisons. Learn about these small robots and see what you can make them do!

It is expected that all children are accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Event enquiries to Gordonvale Library on 4044 3778.

3 OctSchool Holidays: Fairy Poppilina Storytime | Earlville Library

School Holidays
Starts: 03 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 03 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Location: Earlville Library
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Contact: 4044 3766

Discover the magic of children’s literature, the power of imagination and the pleasure of fairy play.

Recommended Age 5 yrs+

3 OctSchool Holidays: Puppets | Edmonton Library

School Holidays
Starts: 03 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 03 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Location: Edmonton Library
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Contact: 4044 3735

Puppets are a great way to engage the attention and imagination of children of all ages! They can be used in storytelling, free play and conversation. Join us at Edmonton library for this FREE workshop and make your very own puppet.

Recommended for children aged 5 yrs+

3 OctStorytime | City Library

Starts: 03 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 03 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Frequency: Every week on Wednesday
Location: City Library
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Email:
Contact: 4044 3720

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

3 OctStorytime | Manunda Library

Starts: 03 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 03 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Wednesday of the month
Location: Manunda Library
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Email:
Contact: 4044 3779

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

4 OctEbooks and more! | Manunda Library

Ebooks and More
Starts: 04 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 04 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Thursday of the month
Location: Manunda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3779

Drop into Manunda Library and learn about our eLibrary and how you can access a huge range of resources from home. Optional:  BYO Android or Apple device.

Sessions are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 10.30 - 11.30am and no bookings required.

4 OctStorytime | Earlville Library

Starts: 04 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 04 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Frequency: Every week on Thursday
Location: Earlville Library
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Email:
Contact: 4044 3766

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

4 OctStorytime | Edmonton Library

Starts: 04 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 04 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Thursday of the month
Location: Edmonton Library
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Email:
Contact: 4044 3735

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

5 OctConversation Cafe | Stratford Library

Conversation Cafe
Starts: 05 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 05 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Location: Stratford Library
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Contact: 4044 3733

Join us at Stratford Library for some good company and interesting conversations. Light refreshments provided.

All welcome!

This month's topic is What's in your garden?

5 OctSchool Holidays: Edisons | City Library

School Holidays
Starts: 05 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 05 Oct 2018 12:00 pm
Location: City Library
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Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Registration essential - For children aged 8 yrs and over.

Explore the exciting world of small programmable robots. Discover coding and sequencing. Create and design, just imagine the possibilities!

Supported by the Queensland Government through State Library of Queensland.

5 OctSchool Holidays: Fairy Poppilina Storytime | Smithfield Library

School Holidays
Starts: 05 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 05 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Location: Smithfield Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3711

Discover the magic of children’s literature, the power of imagination and the pleasure of fairy play.

Recommended Age 5 yrs+

5 OctLEGO Mania | Manunda Library - During School Term Only.

LegoMania
Starts: 05 Oct 2018 03:30 pm
Ends: 05 Oct 2018 04:30 pm
Frequency: Every week on Friday
Location: Manunda Library
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Contact: 4044 3779

Come join in the free fun of building with LEGO.

At Manunda Library every Friday 3:30-4:30pm

This program does not run during school holidays.

5 OctLEGO Mania | Smithfield Library - During School Term Only

LegoMania
Starts: 05 Oct 2018 03:30 pm
Ends: 05 Oct 2018 04:30 pm
Frequency: Every week on Friday
Location: Smithfield Library
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Email:
Contact: 4044 3711

Come join in the free fun of building with LEGO.

At Smithfield Library every Friday 3.30pm-4.30pm.

This program does not run during school holidays.

6 OctFun Palace | Earlville Library

Fun Palace
Starts: 06 Oct 2018 09:00 am
Ends: 06 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Location: Earlville Library
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Contact: 4044 3766

The Fun Palace is back!

Fun Palace is a free event for all ages offering hands-on activities and experiments celebrating art, craft, science & technology.

Entertain your love of art and science where everyone’s a Scientist, everyone’s an Artist.

9 OctFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Babies (Ages 6 - 12 mths) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 09 Oct 2018 09:30 am
Ends: 09 Oct 2018 10:00 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
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Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for babies aged 6 - 12 months. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

9 OctFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Toddlers (Ages 1 - 4 yrs) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 09 Oct 2018 10:00 am
Ends: 09 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for toddlers 1 - 4 years. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

9 OctStorytime | Stratford Library

Starts: 09 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 09 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 2nd Tuesday of the month
Location: Stratford Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3733

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

10 OctIT Hour | Earlville Library

Starts: 10 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 10 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 2nd Wednesday of the month
Location: Earlville Library
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Email:
Contact: 4044 3766

Drop into Earlville Libraries IT Hour with your IT questions and we'll do our best to assist you. Sessions are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 10.30 - 11.30am and no bookings required.

11 OctBaby Rhyme Time | Smithfield Library

Baby Rhyme Time
Starts: 11 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 11 Oct 2018 11:00 am
Frequency: Every month on the 2nd Thursday of the month
Location: Smithfield Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3711

Regular Baby Rhyme Time sessions are held at several Branches of Cairns Libraries. Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive, fun program specifically for children from birth to 2 years.

12 OctFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Babies (Ages 6 - 12 mths) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 12 Oct 2018 09:30 am
Ends: 12 Oct 2018 10:00 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for babies aged 6 - 12 months. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

12 OctFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Toddlers (Ages 1 - 4 yrs) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 12 Oct 2018 10:00 am
Ends: 12 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for toddlers 1 - 4 years. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

15 OctStorytime | Babinda Library

Starts: 15 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 15 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 3rd Monday of the month
Location: Babinda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4067 1112

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

16 OctFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Babies (Ages 6 - 12 mths) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 16 Oct 2018 09:30 am
Ends: 16 Oct 2018 10:00 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for babies aged 6 - 12 months. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

16 OctFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Toddlers (Ages 1 - 4 yrs) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 16 Oct 2018 10:00 am
Ends: 16 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for toddlers 1 - 4 years. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

18 OctBaby Rhyme Time | Stratford Library

Baby Rhyme Time
Starts: 18 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 18 Oct 2018 11:00 am
Frequency: Every month on the 3rd Thursday of the month
Location: Stratford Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3733

Regular Baby Rhyme Time sessions are held at several Branches of Cairns Libraries. Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive, fun program specifically for children from birth to 2 years.

18 OctEbooks and more! | Manunda Library

Ebooks and More
Starts: 18 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 18 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 3rd Thursday of the month
Location: Manunda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3779

Drop into Manunda Library and learn about our eLibrary and how you can asses a huge range of resources from home. Optional: BYO Android or Apple device.

Sessions are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 10.30 - 11.30am and no bookings required.

19 OctFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Babies (Ages 6 - 12 mths) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 19 Oct 2018 09:30 am
Ends: 19 Oct 2018 10:00 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for babies aged 6 - 12 months. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

19 OctFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Toddlers (Ages 1 - 4 yrs) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 19 Oct 2018 10:00 am
Ends: 19 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for toddlers 1 - 4 years. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

19 OctFilm Club | City Library

Starts: 19 Oct 2018 12:00 pm
Ends: 19 Oct 2018 02:30 pm
Location: City Library
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Email:
Contact: 4044 3720

Watch and discuss films at the Library!

Join fellow movie lovers each month at the City Library for a screening and discussion in a relaxed setting.

This month's movie is Bran Nue Dae: A Film about the Musical.

23 OctFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Babies (Ages 6 - 12 mths) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 23 Oct 2018 09:30 am
Ends: 23 Oct 2018 10:00 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for babies aged 6 - 12 months. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

23 OctFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Toddlers (Ages 1 - 4 yrs) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 23 Oct 2018 10:00 am
Ends: 23 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for toddlers 1 - 4 years. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

23 OctBaby Rhyme Time | Manunda Library

Baby Rhyme Time
Starts: 23 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 23 Oct 2018 11:00 am
Frequency: Every month on the 4th Tuesday of the month
Location: Manunda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3779

Regular sessions are held at several Branches of Cairns Libraries. Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive, fun program specifically for children from birth to 2 years.

24 OctSeed Library | Stratford Library

Seed Library
Starts: 24 Oct 2018 03:00 pm
Ends: 24 Oct 2018 04:00 pm
Frequency: Every month on the 4th Wednesday of the month
Location:
Web:
Email:
Contact:

What is a Seed Library?

A Seed Library is a collection of seeds available for the public to grow in their own garden. Come join us for the monthly seed swap!

Library Guides on How to Use the Seed Library, How to Save Seeds and seed donation labels for printing can be accessed here.

25 OctBaby Rhyme Time | City Library

Baby Rhyme Time
Starts: 25 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 25 Oct 2018 11:00 am
Frequency: Every month on the 4th Thursday of the month
Location: City Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3720

Regular sessions are held at several Branches of Cairns Libraries. Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive, fun program specifically for children from birth to 2 years.

25 OctConversation Cafe | Smithfield Library

Conversation Cafe
Starts: 25 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Ends: 25 Oct 2018 11:30 am
Location: Smithfield Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3711

Join us at Smithfield Library for some good company and interesting conversations. Light refreshments provided.

All welcome!

This month's topic is Show and Tell: Places and Faces.

26 OctFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Babies (Ages 6 - 12 mths) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 26 Oct 2018 09:30 am
Ends: 26 Oct 2018 10:00 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for babies aged 6 - 12 months. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

26 OctFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Toddlers (Ages 1 - 4 yrs) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 26 Oct 2018 10:00 am
Ends: 26 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for toddlers 1 - 4 years. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

30 OctFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Babies (Ages 6 - 12 mths) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 30 Oct 2018 09:30 am
Ends: 30 Oct 2018 10:00 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for babies aged 6 - 12 months. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

30 OctFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Toddlers (Ages 1 - 4 yrs) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 30 Oct 2018 10:00 am
Ends: 30 Oct 2018 10:30 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for toddlers 1 - 4 years. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.